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Bruster's Ice Cream

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5289 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2553
+1 757-220-8930
11:00 - 22:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best ice cream we've had! Reasonable prices, great variety. Three types of cones, plus all the usual options.

Thank D00kie
Marlboro, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Been here on both our visits to Williamsburg and we love it! Our family loved all of the flavors we have tried

Thank ChattyChic03
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Brusters for their delicious ice cream. There are many different choices and the helpings are more than I could eat. Had a chocolate chip mint cup and a sundae. .the prices are average but the service was spot on, very friendly. Would go back.

Thank Brenda L
Williamsburg, Virginia
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

One of our families favorites, very generous cones, and many selections to choose from and great music playing, always a fun visit!

Thank Excited_traveler434
Williamsburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream. Should open again in March. Definitely worth a visit. Homemade ice cream and ice cream cakes. Great service. My husband lives walnut ice cream. They had run out out. So, I was asked to come back in a couple of hours. They had the walnut ice cream when I returned.

Thank Ellen S
United States
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were heartbroken Handel's had closed, but thought we'd try Bruster's. The ice cream was very good and we were pleasantly surprised. Handel's was our favorite, maybe because it originated in my hometown! My only recommendation is to launch chocolate pecan as one of your flavors! Other than that, we'll be back!

Thank Michele D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

They have the best ice cream around. My daughter usually hates ice cream. We went here 2 nights during our trip and she ordered the blue pop ice cream both nights and absolutely loves it. Thanks for a great experience!

Thank Miranda H
Williamsburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We love the Ice cream here in cones or hand packed containers.They sometimes have black walnut. the walnut ice-cream they have is fabulous. You will love it. Check times. Last year they were closed during the winter months.

Thank Ellen S
Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We love the homemade ice cream and homemade waffle cones. This is the real deal! They have a huge variety of flavors and some unique ones too. It has a loyal local following.

Thank travelphreak2000
Kaltenbrunn, Bayern, Germany
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145 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

It's an ice-cream stand with a large collection of flavors. The Ice Cream was good, the portions were healthy, and the staff was polite. Just the thing for a hot summer afternoon. I'm headed back for sure!

Thank Eric S

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5289 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2553
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-8930

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?